Pallet Skating is Safe Only Until the Tram Kills You

Because hoverboards likely won't be here by 2015.

We can honestly say we’ve never seen anything quite like this. Presenting Pallet Skating, essentially a skateboard made specifically for use on tramway rails, which is what Europeans use to get around cities. Like any other sort of public transportation, you have to wait for trams to arrive. However, this guy from Bratislava, Slovakia has figured out a solution to speed up his daily commute.It may be efficient, but it's surely only a matter of time until it kills him, or anyone else who tries it.

Pallet Skating is probably what a European Marty McFly would do. "Back to the Future" references aside, we think the idea is great. Still, what if you’re wearing headphones that prevent you from hearing a tram coming from behind? What if it can’t stop or slow down in time? Been nice knowing you.

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